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DC Announces Jan/Feb 2006 Collected Editions: Alan Moore, Seven Soldiers

DC Comics has released information about upcoming trade paperback releases scheduled for January and February of 2006. Of special note is DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore, which will collect all the remaining uncollected stories Moore wrote for DC including his Superman tales “For the Man Who Has Everything” (on which the Justice League […]

"Wallace & Gromit" Rule Weekend Box Office

Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit had estimated ticket sales of $16.1 million on its opening weekend, knocking the Jodie Foster thriller Flightplan out of the top spot.

Aardman Warehouse Fire Destroys "Wallace and Gromit" Props, Sets

A fire at Aardman Animations’ warehouse in Bristol has destroyed props and sets from their earlier films. Aardman spokesman Arthur Sheriff stated that Aardman’s “whole history has been wiped out” from the loss of all the materials from Chicken Run and the first three Wallace and Gromit short films. No injuries were reported as a […]

UNICEF Carpet Bombs the Smurfs

A public service advertisement by UNICEF has obliterated the Smurfs’ home village through an aerial bombardment. The public service announcement, to be aired in Belgium next week, is meant to raise funds for a program to rehabilitate former child soldiers in Burundi. The animated cartoon was produced with the approval of the family of the […]

"Wallace & Gromit": 24-Carrot Filmmaking

Stop-motion animation has never achieved the same popular success as the hand-drawn variety. Its painstaking production, which involves photographing small models moving in miniscule increments a frame at a time, would drive away all but the most dedicated filmmakers, and the days of shooting to obtain mere minutes of film demand patience well beyond the […]

"Case Closed" 5.3: The Unfortunately-Placed Episodes

Poor Detective Conan. Thanks to TMS messing around with the dub and Cartoon Network’s idiotic scheduling, what could have been a huge success in America has turned into one of the bigger bombs in recent anime history. It’s a shame too, as the mysteries here are much cleverer than anything on Scooby Doo or Ghostwriter […]

"Case Closed" 5.4: The Trimphant Debut of Kaito Kid

Even those who hate CSI and its ilk love watching a good mystery in action, and more often than not, Case Closed, or more well known in the fandom by its original name of Detective Conan, has had plenty of exciting and unique mysteries. That tradition continues on this disc, and provides a new foil […]

"Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek" Comes to Adult Swim

Central Park Media’s award-winning short film Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek is scheduled to air on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block this month. The CG sci-fi horror anime will be broadcast on Saturday night/Sunday morning, October 30, at 12:00am. [Source: Adult Swim] Click here to read Toon Zone’s review of Kakurenbo. (via William C. Maune)

Disney Channel October 2005 Movies & Specials

The following is a list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of October: The Great Mouse Detective (1986) Monday, October 31 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) Hercules (1997) Monday, October 10 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) Monsters, Inc. (2001) Sunday, October 9 (6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Pooh’s Grand […]

Mark Pannicia Talks "Amazing Fantasy" #15

Marvel Comics editor Mark Pannicia has spoken to Comic Book Resources about Amazing Fantasy #15, a special issue scheduled for release in November. Contributing creators include Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk), Greg Pak (X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong, 1602: New World), Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead), Takeshi Miyazawa (Mary Jane, Runaways), and Sean McKeever (Mary […]

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